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Name:Binsey
Hill number:2351
Height:447m / 1467ft
RHB Section:34A: Lake District - Northern Fells
Nuttall/Wainwright area:Lake District - Northern Fells
County/UA:Cumbria (CoU)
Catchment:Derwent (Workington), Ellen
Watershed:Solway Firth
Class:Marilyn, Hump, Tump (400-499m), Wainwright, Birkett,
Synge, Fellranger
(Ma,Hu,Tu,4,W,B,Sy,Fel)
Grid ref:NY 22512 35528
Summit feature:trig point
Drop:242m
Col:205m  NY251333  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 89 90
(1:25k) OL4N
Observations:ground by windshelter 7m W at NY 22507 35528 is 10cm lower although loose rocks are higher; cairn 14m E at NY 22529 35525 is 30cm lower
Survey:Abney level
GPS data:show GPS entries for this hill

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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 881 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
Binsey from GR:ronaldo33303/02/2018
Weather cold, frosty and clear with brilliant blue skies. First of the year. Not the most interesting climb but worth it for the views though!apshepherd07/01/2018
From Binsey Lodge, out and back. Thick fog and rain - couldn't see a thing.Grislywhite25/12/2017
1/6 (Binsey/Sale Fell/Ling Fell/Watch Hill/Watch Hill (Setmurthy Common)/Clints Craig (Wainwright Summit)Fergalh19/11/2017
Cheeky add on, on drive home.Cyclistno101/11/2017
Parked on road near Fell End and a straight up and down to Binsey. Strong winds and rain with no visibility from summit.Fell_wanderer24/10/2017
100th new Marilyn of the year, and one of the easiest!AndrewFinnimore08/10/2017
Solo fellnolan03/10/2017
While the others were still kipping at the cottage an early morning cheeky quickie from the bottom of the track. A fair bit of low cloud making it very atmospheric.Butty29/08/2017
With maidinthenorth. Wainwright no 2!Toby.the.springer29/08/2017
Start of mamoth walk back to Keswick from BewaldethInez28/08/2017
Gentle stroll from Overwater Hall Hotel.dombenson27/08/2017
walk-brae fellbabsjess27/08/2017
Evening walk on route to Lakes. From near far/road junction to the southeast. Up the grassy track to summit from a Layby.N.Morters21/08/2017
From Old Martindale Church Steel Knotts / Pikewassa From Selside Keswick BinseyWifey201619/08/2017
Picked of this stragglerTobo196919/08/2017
Did this as the 8th of the day. Parked at Binsey Lodge at the foot of the fell. straight up! 30 mins (pulled hamstring) great views at the summit of North western fells, isle of man and Scotland. cracking little fell with similarities of hallin fell. Went to Keswick and had Lamb Jennings at the Bank Tavern before retiring to our tent for the night.Scotty 2 Hotty05/08/2017
A quick warm up from the road at NY 23526 35080. Great views (and high winds) from the top of Skiddaw and over the Solway Firth to Scotland.James McKnight29/07/2017
Up from the East where there is parking for about four cars and then along the good footpath to the top. Met someone making YouTube videos and a couple of other people but otherwise quite quiet. Another nice western Lakes hill.Father Ted24/07/2017
First fell of a week long walking holiday at Keswick Lodge Retreat.alanm908/07/2017
With Gus.AbiD02/07/2017
1. Binsey 2. Bakestall 3. Great Cockup 4. Meal Fell 5. Great Sca Fell 6. Brae Fell 7. Longlands FellStu Percival26/06/2017
With S, E and (carried) M. Fantastic views and the kids loved it.aucuparia09/06/2017
Parked next to Binsey Cottage - Straight forward climb up past the Hawthorn May Blossom trees scenting the air - Binsey Summit Cairn & Trig - circuited to West Crag then back down. A great lookout hill. Cloud grazing top of hill - views coming and going. Cloud finally burning off as we descend off to bag Knott next.briandavies28/05/2017
Nic, Dimple, Jo and Dogs but done many times beforeAbiD21/05/2017
With Bryher for her first Marilyn, and Jenxnordicstar29/04/2017
Bryher's first Marilynjenx29/04/2017
With Carolyn and the dogs, #1 of 214.potatohead17/04/2017
With Jo, grace and samstuduncan10/04/2017
Lovely up and down from Binsey Cottage after a 11 mile walk taking in Longlands Fell, Lowthwaite Fell, Knott and Great Calva. Not a cloud in the sky, lovely and sunny, great views towards the higher snowcapped Lakeland peaks, bagged Scafell Pike, Lingmell and Seatallan the day before.DanTrig26/03/2017
ghaley18/03/2017
Quick bag on route to grasmere.hils17/03/2017
From Binsey CottageChopperbrown21/02/2017
From lay-by near Binsey Lodge. Through the gate and followed the wide grassy track to summit. Solo.ADT10/01/2017
Long New Year's Day walk from Torpenhow to clear the cobwebs.Tony J01/01/2017
Parked beside minor road to the south. Quick walk up and down. Lovely views of the Northern Lakes.wozzat21/10/2016
Trig point, summit cairn, shelter and the most glorious views of Solway, North Pennines and Northern Fells. A beautiful little fell...and ctually far from the smallest! (which is Castle Crag!)CharlieRose10/10/2016
Early evening walk up to Binsey summit, fab views at the end of a glorious sunny day.Delta6808/10/2016
DoneNicky01/10/2016
Repeat w Jenx on glorious Sept day. Route normale.nordicstar19/09/2016
A lovely evening walk after a pint at the Sun.jenx19/09/2016
Aspatria - St. John's Hill - Caermote Hill - Binsey - St. John's Hill - AspatriaBlue The Dog10/09/2016
From roadside parking at end of track to SE(ish). Under 25 minutes for this early morning out-and-back on a lovely grassy track. Write-up at: http://gayleybird.blogspot.co.uk/2016/09/binsey-watch-hill-lords-seat-and-barf.htmlGayle06/09/2016
Me and StePaul Beard04/09/2016
Sologarth8702/09/2016
Only a small Wainwright but excellent views of Cat bells and Skiddaw with wifey.stephenhughes21/08/2016
With Clare on our 10th Wedding Anniversary. Also with Eire, Evan, Sail, Danu, Coel & Alfie.Dangerous Dave19/08/2016
D a plus kids. CFlat2107/07/2016
Start of our two weeks holiday in Bassenthwaite. simple and pleasurable jaunt from Binsey lodge. Possibly the easiest wainwright yet.jpitches25/06/2016
number 13 R2 of my wainwrights nice walk with kelly this is in my top 5 summits in the 214darren-21412/06/2016